Medicine http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23387/BF_WIDGET_SRC en Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>New food safety rules aim for more accountability 2013-01-04T211825Z_4_BRE9030MC_RTROPTC_0_US-FDA-FOOD-SAFETY.XML () -</p> <p>Genetically modified food labeling measure to qualify for Washington state ballot</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Compounding Federal assistance in the United States Food and Drug Administration Health Healthcare reform in the United States Labor Medicaid Medicine Person Career Pharmaceutical sciences Pharmacology Pharmacy Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson Quotation Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:59 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731255 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Lance Armstrong may admit he used banned drugs - NY Times http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-lance-armstrong-may-admit-he-used-banned-drugs-ny-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>(Adds comments by WADA, Livestrong)</p> <p>Jan 5 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong, the American cyclist at the center of the biggest doping scandal in the sport's history, may admit he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career, the New York Times reported in Saturday's editions, citing unidentified sources.</p> <p>Such an admission would be a stunning reversal for Armstrong, who has vehemently denied doping for years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-lance-armstrong-may-admit-he-used-banned-drugs-ny-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Drugs in sport Employment Relation Floyd Landis doping case Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Livestrong wristband Medicine Person Attributes Person Career Quotation Sports Tour de France United States Anti-Doping Agency Use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport World Anti-Doping Agency Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:26:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731258 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-In India, questions over decision to treat rape victim overseas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-india-questions-over-decision-treat-rape-victim-overseas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>(Fixes spelling of Delhi official's name in 27th para)</p> <p>By Sanjeev Miglani</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The decision to fly the victim<br /> of a gang rape that outraged India for treatment in Singapore<br /> made little medical sense as the woman was so severely injured<br /> that her death was all but inevitable, doctors say.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-india-questions-over-decision-treat-rape-victim-overseas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All India Institute of Medical Sciences Cardiac Arrest Delhi Disaster Education in Delhi Environment Health Labor Medical Council of India Medicine Organ transplantation Person Career Person Location Person Travel Politics Quotation Safdarjang Hospital Sheila Dikshit Social Issues States and territories of India Weather Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:42:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731470 at http://www.globalpost.com Debt may influence young doctors' career plans: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/debt-may-influence-young-doctors-career-plans-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - Pediatricians-in-training are more likely<br /> to plan to go into primary care, rather than a speciality field,<br /> if they have lots of debt from college and medical school,<br /> according to a U.S. study.</p> <p>Researchers publishing in Pediatrics also found that the<br /> average pediatric resident doctor's debt increased 34 percent<br /> between 2006 and 2010.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/debt-may-influence-young-doctors-career-plans-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adolescent medicine Childhood Contact Details Entertainment Health Labor Medical education Medical education in the United States Medical school Medical specialties Medicine Pediatrics Person Career Physicians Primary care physician Quotation Specialty Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:55:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731507 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-In war against cancer, progress is in the eye of the beholder http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/analysis-war-against-cancer-progress-the-eye-the-beholder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Deaths rates fell an average 1.5 percent per year, 2000 to<br /> 2009</p> <p>* In men, mortality rose for melanoma, cancers of liver and<br /> pancreas</p> <p>* Much of improvement in incidence, mortality reflects less<br /> smoking</p> <p>By Sharon Begley</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 7 (Reuters) - As the United States enters the<br /> fifth decade of its "war on cancer," deaths continue to decline,<br /> according to an exhaustive report based on official data<br /> released on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/analysis-war-against-cancer-progress-the-eye-the-beholder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast cancer Cancer Cancer screening Carcinogenesis Epidemiology Epidemiology of cancer Lung cancer Mammography Medicine Oncology Person Career Prostate cancer Quotation Technology War on Cancer Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:56:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731518 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Analysis: In war against cancer, progress is in the eye of<br /> the beholder</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Athletic training CDATA Concussion Entertainment Health Healthcare reform Labor Medical cannabis Medicine Neurotrauma Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:00:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731531 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Institute of Medicine to study US youth sports concussions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/corrected-institute-medicine-study-us-youth-sports-concussions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects first and second paragraphs, headline to show that Institute of Medicine is not part of government)</p> <p>By Ian Simpson</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The Institute of Medicine launched on Monday a sweeping study of rising sports-related concussions among U.S. youth, amid concerns that the injuries may have contributed to the suicides of professional football players.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/corrected-institute-medicine-study-us-youth-sports-concussions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Medicine Neurotrauma Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:15:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731744 at http://www.globalpost.com Treatment-resistant gonorrhea threat rises in North America http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/treatment-resistant-gonorrhea-threat-rises-north-america <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Canadian scientists document several cases of treatment failure</p> <p>* CDC official says "it's only a matter of time" to reach U.S.</p> <p>By Julie Steenhuysen</p> <p>CHICAGO, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The only remaining oral antibiotic used for gonorrhea failed to cure the infection in nearly 7 percent of patients treated at a clinic in Toronto, Canadian researchers said on Monday in the first published study of treatment-resistant gonorrhea in North America.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/treatment-resistant-gonorrhea-threat-rises-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Medicine Sexually transmitted diseases and infections Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:45:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731887 at http://www.globalpost.com Vitamin D may not relieve arthritis pain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/vitamin-d-may-not-relieve-arthritis-pain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Reuters) - Taking daily vitamin D doesn't keep knee pain from getting worse or slow the loss of cartilage for people with osteoarthritis, according to a U.S. study.</p> <p>Previous research suggested that among people with the joint disorder, those with higher levels of vitamin D in their blood tended to have a slower progression of symptoms. But whether that meant taking more in supplement form would also have a protective effect was unclear.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/vitamin-d-may-not-relieve-arthritis-pain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Medicine Nutrition Vitamin D Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731911 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>New boss of meningitis-linked firm is poor choice: U.S. official</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - The person hired to run the bankrupt pharmacy linked to a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak is "hopelessly conflicted" and should be removed from the job, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday. William Harrington, the U.S. Trustee for Region One, argued that New England Compounding Center's board should not be able to hand-pick its chief restructuring officer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Education Environment Health Labor Medicine Politics Sexually transmitted diseases and infections Social Issues Technology Weather Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:16:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731970 at http://www.globalpost.com New strain of norovirus spreads around the world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/new-strain-norovirus-spreads-around-the-world <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* New strain called Sydney 2012 first seen in Australia</p> <p>* Strain dominates in UK, seen in France, Japan, N.Zealand</p> <p>* Norovirus infection causes projectile vomiting, diarrhoea</p> <p>By Kate Kelland</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - A new strain of the winter vomiting disease norovirus has spread to France, New Zealand and Japan from Australia and is overtaking all others to become the dominant strain in Britain, health officials said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/new-strain-norovirus-spreads-around-the-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Medicine Technology Viruses Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:00:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732062 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-DNA pioneer James Watson takes aim at 'cancer establishments' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/rpt-dna-pioneer-james-watson-takes-aim-at-cancer-establishments <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Repeats with no change in content)</p> <p>* Gene-based cancer therapies, he argues, won't be cures</p> <p>* Antioxidants might be dangerous, not healthy, for patients</p> <p>* "Stirring the pot"</p> <p>By Sharon Begley</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/rpt-dna-pioneer-james-watson-takes-aim-at-cancer-establishments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cancer research Human Interest James Watson Medicine Oncology Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731974 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>DNA pioneer James Watson takes aim at "cancer establishments"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Education Environment Health Healthcare reform in the United States Labor Medicine Politics Social Issues Technology Weather Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732093 at http://www.globalpost.com Obesity, lack of insurance cited in U.S. health gap http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/obesity-lack-insurance-cited-us-health-gap <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* U.S. lags other wealthy nations in health measures</p> <p>* Report sought by U.S. government sees no single factor</p> <p>* U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country</p> <p>By Susan Heavey</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Overeating, lack of health insurance access and comparatively high poverty are among the many reasons why Americans are less healthy and die younger than people in other wealthy countries, a report requested by the U.S. government showed on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/obesity-lack-insurance-cited-us-health-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Education Environment Health Health economics Hospitality Labor Law Medicine Politics Social Issues Technology Weather Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 18:00:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732249 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Obesity, lack of insurance cited in U.S. health gap</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-health-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Financial data vendors Health Labor Medicine Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732347 at http://www.globalpost.com